Working Group 3

Host-pathogen and fungus-fungus competitive interactions

  • Better understand fungal colonization and expression of plant beneficial characteristics
  • Focus on phytotoxic metabolites
  • Assessment of defense status of the grapevine before and after infection
  • Assessment of the resistance mechanisms in potential sources of resistance (American and Asian Vitis species)


WG Leader : Dr Eliane Abou-Mansour (CH)  
University of Fribourg
Plant Biology Department
Rue Albert Gockel 3
1700 Fribourg


WG Vice Leader : Prof Eckhard Thines (DE)
University of Mainz
Duesbergweg 10-14
Building 2121
55128 Mainz